Financial Peace University in Claremore | News

Cherokee Nation Commerce Services Group will be bringing businessman Dave Ramsey’s strategies for financial success to Claremore next month in a series of weekly seminars.

Dave Ramseys’ Financial Peace University (FPU) is a nine-week course which provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success.

“More than 4.5 million people have positively changed their financial future through Dave’s practical teachings,” said Jamie Ellis, FPU media relations. “The course meets once a week where a different lesson is taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD, followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing.

“Through common-sense principles and small-group accountability, FPU gives people the tools they need to change their behavior and succeed financially,” Ellis said. “On average, families who complete FPU pay off $5,300 and save $2,700 in the first 90 days. Following the class, nearly 94 percent of those families budget regularly.”

FPU lessons also include guest speakers Rachel Cruze, speaker and daughter of Dave Ramsey, and Chris Hogan, counselor and speaker for the Dave Ramsey organization.

After purchasing a membership, each workshop participant receives a workbook, Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money, an envelope system and an audio CD library. Participants will also have access to budgeting forms and MP3s of all the lessons.

Cherokee Nation Commerce Services Group dedicated to helping build the economic security of Cherokee citizens and communities. There are programs to build the assets of the Cherokee citizens, advance and encourage small business development and entrepreneurship, promotes artist development and encourages community tourism.

Ramsey’s Financial Peace University begins on Thursday, Aug. 3 and is a nine-week program. Classes will be held at 23205 State Highway 66 in Claremore.

For more information about the program in Claremore, call 918-453-5000.

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